Colchester Ghosts and other Paranormal Reports

Two Men Working on Flower Beds

Location: Colchester - Severalls Hospital (now closed)
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1960s (?)
Further Comments: Two gardeners reported seeing a couple of featureless characters working in the garden one rainy afternoon. The gardeners went to investigate, only to see the figures fade away.

Darting Light

Location: Colchester - Sky over Titania Close
Type: UFO
Date / Time: September or October 1976
Further Comments: A group of children playing football watched a light dart around the sky at incredible speed. It momentarily stopped moving before darting off once again in the direction of the A12 road. The light later returned to the area and was seen by other witnesses.

Dark Smiling Figure

Location: Colchester - St Botolph's Priory
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: 1993
Further Comments: A young girl reported that while playing with her friends around the gravestones, she saw a dark figure by a tomb that smiled at her before disappearing into thin air.

Fairies Playing around Trees

Location: Colchester - Victoria Road
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 1960s
Further Comments: An inhabitant of the road watched a group of fairies dancing around an old tree trunk.

Footsteps, Rapping and Choir

Location: Colchester - Wilson Marriage Community Centre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: Hospital radio staff based at the centre have often heard a choir singing, footsteps running across the loft, and a voice that seems to call out the listener's name.

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